House of Representatives

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., joined from left by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other congressional Democrats.
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February 13, 2020 - 5:51 pm
In a bid to revive the Equal Rights Amendment, the House on Thursday approved a measure removing a 1982 deadline for state ratification and reopening the process to amend the Constitution to prohibit discrimination based on sex. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump arrives with first lady Melania Trump to sign the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 at Andrews Air Force Base.
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December 20, 2019 - 8:26 pm
President Donald Trump was heading south to sunny Florida on Friday after his historic impeachment, while plans for his speedy trial back in Washington remained clouded. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
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December 18, 2019 - 4:04 pm
An incredulous and defiant President Donald Trump stared down Wednesday's impending impeachment votes as he has every obstacle in his presidency: broadcasting his grievances by tweet.
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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on "transparency in Federal guidance and enforcement" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Washington.
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October 11, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said that lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed from Mazars USA. The firm has...
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David Madden
July 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The House in Washington this week approved raising the federal minimum wage over several years to $15 an hour. The measure faces, at best, an uncertain fate in the Senate. New Jersey’s already tackled the issue, with the state minimum at $10 an hour for most affected...
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Democratic Rep. Al Green says the House is expected to vote Wednesday on his resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, in what amounts to the most direct challenge yet to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's handling of the impeachment question.
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July 17, 2019 - 6:11 pm
By Jeremy Herb and Manu Raju, CNN (CNN) -- The House on Wednesday easily defeated an effort from a Texas Democrat to impeach President Donald Trump in the first vote that Congress has taken related to impeachment since Democrats took control of the chamber. Rep. Al Green was able to force the vote...
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The House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution denouncing the President for "racist comments" targeting four Democratic congresswomen of color.
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July 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
By Clare Foran and Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) -- The House voted on Tuesday night to condemn racist language from President Donald Trump, capping off a tumultuous couple of hours on Capitol Hill including a brief time in which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was barred from speaking in the chamber. The...
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive action on the census Thursday, multiple White House officials said.
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July 11, 2019 - 6:20 pm
By Kevin Liptak, Pamela Brown, Jim Acosta and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) - - President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday directing the Commerce Department to obtain citizenship data through means other than the US census, dropping a controversial plan to include a citizenship question...
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For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support for students from low-income families.
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March 27, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By Katie Lobosco, CNN (CNN) -- For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support for students from low-income families. The difference is that this time, Democrats control...
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Hadas Kuznits
March 08, 2019 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As tweets from Rep. Ilhan Omar stir up the debate among Democrats as to whether she was using anti-Semitic language, members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia discuss what is anti-Jewish hate speech. House speaker Nancy Pelosi denied that Rep. Ilhan...
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